The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Before I picked this book up I wasn't sure what it was going to be like. I had no idea, in fact, what to expect. And after finishing it, I'm not sure I know anymore than I did at the start. It's fantasy, yes. Fairytale? Also yes. Young adult? I would say so. Adult fantasy? … Continue reading The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter

Clear your schedule before you pick up this book When you start The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter, you won't be able to stop. Like most fantasy novels, it starts with a prologue and, despite what your personal feelings may be on that topic, this one works. It drops you into a world that … Continue reading The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter

Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

When you first pick up Gardens of the Moon you a liable to feel overwhelmed after the first few pages. You're thrown into the ocean that is the Malazan world, headfirst with no instructions on how to swim or even float. You flail and grasp at anything familiar that comes your way; anything that might … Continue reading Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H. G. Parry

Have you ever wished to meet your favourite characters in person? Imagine closing your eyes and having Achilles pop up in front of you in the flesh (okay, admittedly this would be a bad one as he would probably kill you out a of a sense of misplaced and impotent rage). Maybe Fitz from the … Continue reading The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H. G. Parry